Petroleum Engineer
Aramco - United States

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Petroleum Engineer

Gas Production Engrg Div

Position Description
We are seeking a Petroleum Engineer to work for the Gas Production Engineering Division (GPED) under the Southern Area Production Engineering Department (SAPED).

SAPED provides engineering and technical assistance to Southern Area Oil and Gas Operations. This support includes day-to-day monitoring and analysis of well performance, ensuring well integrity, and active well intervention activities. In addition to the support of daily operations, SAPED personnel are involved with Saudi Aramco’s ongoing efforts to maintain high production levels from large oil and gas fields, to increase production capacity of the partially developed fields, and to initiate production from new and undeveloped fields.

With GPED, the petroleum engineer’s primary role is to provide technical support relating to all aspects of gas well activities in an actively expanding gas program, including: well performance monitoring, well diagnostic work, well completions, safe operations, production surveillance/optimization, well intervention, and application of new technologies.

Minimum Requirements
As the successful candidate you will hold a degree in Petroleum Engineering (or equivalent) from a recognized and approved program.

Must have at least 10 years of applicable experience in the oil and gas industry.

Must be proficient in PE software applications, including: flow simulation, tubing movement, nodal analysis, PTA and production surveillance.

Ability to provide technical support for gas well operations, including all aspects of well intervention, horizontal/multilateral well intervention, well testing, application of state-of-the-art technologies and troubleshooting.

Duties & Responsibilities
You will be required to perform the following:

Perform production optimization activities to ensure reliability and optimum well performance.

Monitor well performance and propose the required actions to resolve any production or well integrity issues.

Prepare detailed job programs and supervise jobs in the field. Perform well intervention activities to obtain required well/reservoir performance data.

Participate in production engineering related project technical review and review proposals to ensure efficient/economic operations.

Champion new technologies aimed at improving well productivity and streamlining efficiency.

Represent Saudi Aramco in dealing with manufactures, vendors and outside consultants.

Conduct seminars; prepare manuals, train young engineers and operating personnel.

About Us
Saudi Aramco’s Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world’s largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company’s reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world’s largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company’s Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry’s most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing.

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